Category Archives: Research

Collections Cataloged and Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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Newspaper Digitization Workshops

The Ohio Historical Society, in conjunction with the National Digital Newspaper Program, will be presenting two workshops at the following locations:   –          Athens, June 22nd (Ohio University, Alden Library) –          Dayton, June 23rd (Wright State University, Dunbar Library)   … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use in … Continue reading

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All the News that’s Fit to Print!

We have new hardcopy newspapers cataloged and available to use in the Reading Room.   Amherst News Times 2009 Antwerp Bee Argus 2009 Attica Hub 2009 Batavia Clermont Sun 2009 Bluffton News 2009 Caldwell Journal 2009 Carey Progressor Times 2009 … Continue reading

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Read All About It!

We have new newspaper microfilm cataloged and available for use in the Reading Room.   Amherst News Times 2006-2008 Chillicothe Gazette Dec 2008 Cincinnati Enquirer Sept 1-10, 2008; Dec 11-20, 2008 Cleveland Call & Post July 2007 – Dec 2008 … Continue reading

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Natural History Mystery

Of Wolves, Moose and Old Bones In August 2008, Ohio Historical Society Senior Curator of Natural History Bob Glotzhober found out about an accidental discovery of bones of a rare fossil animal, the extinct stag-moose (Cervalces scotti). A landowner near … Continue reading

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What’s Between the Sheets?

Newspaper Research For Genealogists April 29, 2010, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Newspapers contain vast amounts of family history information beyond obituaries yet are often overlooked as a resource. This class will cover birth, death and marriage announcements as well as … Continue reading

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Batter Up!

Ohio Historical Society Adds Pages to Chronicling America Just in time for the start of baseball, the Ohio Historical Society has made a new contribution to the National Digital Newspaper Program and Chronicling America. Historic newspapers, like the Democratic Banner … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available to Researchers

The Manuscripts & Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers.  These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  They are available for use in … Continue reading

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Photographs in the Mail

You may notice when examining older postcards that some look like real photographs. In 1902 Eastman Kodak began manufacturing postcard stock on which photographs were directly developed. Other manufacturers of photographic products soon followed Kodak’s lead. These postcards, known as … Continue reading

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